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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Check in on checked-out employees
Understanding engagement levels begins with asking the right questions and measuring the results. But you can’t stop there; you have to accept the answers and act on them. It’s your actions that raise your employees’ level of engagement. By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

Which way the taxation winds are blowing: Part 2
Investors have a bit more to ponder as the administration rolls out its proposals to both address the federal budget deficit and promote economic development. It’s useful to see which way the taxation wind is blowing to gain an insight on what actually could be adopted. By Mira Finé

Steamboat sizzles in the summer
Steamboat competes for all its visitors with other mountain towns and ski resorts, but it holds several advantages over much of the I-70 commotion-filled competition. Though it requires a longer drive, a nearby airport has daily flights from at least eight major cities. By Kyle Ringo

   ColoradoBiz EXTRA                                                     
Best of CoBiz: Try a little showmanship
Great actors take a script and make interesting choices, they are unpredictable, often doing the opposite of what is expected. Unpredictability creates curiosity, it gets your call taken, gets you in the door. It turns a "How can I get rid of him," into an "I wonder what he has to say?" By Julie Hansen

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 UMB's Robinson
ColoradoBiz's Gigi Sukin talks with UMB CEO and Chief Lending Officer Jon Robinson.

Looking for Colorado's best and brightest!
Know any 21- to 39-year-olds who are making a difference in their companies while making a difference in the lives of others? The Top 25 finalists are featured in our October issue and at our Sept. 25 GenXYZ event at Mile High Station. Deadline for submission is Aug. 2, 2013.

 ColoradoBiz Podcasts

Guess who turns 40 this year?
A chat with the Business Unconventional hosts about ColoradoBiz Magazine's 40th anniversary.
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